Atlas Copco acquires French compressor distributor
Thursday, 28 February 2013
The French Atlas Copco subsidiary Exlair S.A.S has acquired Air et
Techniques Energies Provence (ATEP), a distributor of industrial
compressors and related products based in Aix-en-Provence, France.
ATEP was established in 1991 and has about 30 employees. The company is
privately owned and has annual revenues of approximately MEUR 6 (MSEK
Headquartered in Aix-en-Provence with sales and service branches in
Nimes and Nice, ATEP sells and provides high-quality service for
industrial compressors and ancillary equipment to a broad range of
industrial customers in the region.
“By acquiring ATEP we further strengthen Atlas Copco’s presence in
France for the benefit of our customers,” said Stephan Kuhn, Business
Area President for Atlas Copco Compressor Technique.“ATEP has
well-established relationships and a broad customer base in Southern
France, complementing our existing organization and supporting our
ambition to grow in this region.”
The business will keep the ATEP name and becomes part of Compressor Technique Service.
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